Chinese surveillance balloon now drifting across the middle of the U.S., Pentagon confirms

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will postpone trip to Beijing after U.S. detected balloon hovering over Montana, Midwest

By: - February 3, 2023 12:52 pm
Chinese balloon over Billings, Montana

A Chinese balloon flies above Billings, Montana, on Feb. 1, 2023. (Chase Doak/Special to States Newsroom).

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.